An 8-minute walk from the museums and restaurants of colorful Union Square, this down-to-earth hostel is 3 minutes from the Powell Street BART rail station and 13 minutes from Chinatown.

Basic mixed and single-sex dorms with private or shared hallway bathrooms offer free linens and WiFi.

A complimentary pancake breakfast is served daily. Other amenities include free coffee, tea and filtered water, plus a limited number of personal lockers on the ground floor. The hostel has a full kitchen and a communal sitting room. An entertainment area with a stage contains a pool table, satellite TV, and tables for poker and beer pong. There's no curfew.